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March 16, 2018
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
March 16, 2018 - 8:18pm
March 13, 2018
An Alabama voter exits the James W. Grant Recreation Center polling station in Dothan, Ala. (Bob Miller/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Studies suggest Clinton may not be wrong on white women voting like their husbands
March 13, 2018 - 10:58am
March 12, 2018
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Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon speaks to Ken Heitzman’s history class Friday morning at Willmar Senior High School. Students in the class were able to ask Secretary Simon about his experience in politics and how to become more involved as younger citizens.
Election security is top of mind for state Secretary of State
March 12, 2018 - 6:35am
March 7, 2018
Group pushes to restore parolees' voting rights in Minn.
March 7, 2018 - 7:11pm
February 12, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo

A state grant will allow Kandiyohi County to purchase 16 new optical scan machines for tabulating election ballots, including a backup machine in the Auditor's Office. Kandiyohi County Auditor-Treasurer Mark Thompson, shown in a November 2016 file photo, said having a backup should avoid the glitch in 2016 when absentee ballots all had to be run through the scanner a second time with only one machine available.
Grant awarded to update Kandiyohi County voting equipment
February 12, 2018 - 7:38am
January 15, 2018
Rep. Rick Nolan, DFL-Crosby, and challenger Leah Phifer.
First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy: Incumbent Nolan, challenger Phifer hunt for delegates
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
June 30, 2017
President Donald Trump delivers remarks during an 'Unleashing American Energy' event at the Department of Energy in Washington, U.S., June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Trump's voter fraud commission wants to know the voting history, party ID and address of every voter in America
June 30, 2017 - 6:40am
May 15, 2017
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the dedication of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo
Supreme Court rejects bid to revive North Carolina voter ID law
May 15, 2017 - 10:01am
November 8, 2016
Grace Bell Hardison, a 100-year-old woman recently mentioned by President Barack Obama after attempts were made to purge her from the voter registration list and hence deny her right to vote, receives an "I Voted Today" sticker from election official Elaine Hudnell after she cast her ballot in the U.S. general election from a car in Belhaven, North Carolina, U.S. on November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake
Update 4 p.m.: Americans are making their voting choice between Clinton and Trump after divisive campaign
November 8, 2016 - 2:57pm
November 4, 2016
Mouna Kahin, center, translates Wednesday for Zeynaba Siyad, right, during a discussion about voting at Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar. Siyad says she feels it is her responsibility to vote now that she is a citizen. Siyad's husband, Yasin Omar, is at left.

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New citizens ready to cast their first ballots in Willmar
November 4, 2016 - 6:30am
November 3, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign event in Miami Nov. 2, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Court denies Republican poll monitor request
November 3, 2016 - 9:31pm
June 23, 2016
Early voting starts today for primary election
June 23, 2016 - 9:46pm
June 4, 2016
Secretary of State Steve Simon visits Willmar
June 4, 2016 - 12:07am
May 18, 2016
Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes was packed Tuesday with voters weighing in on the school bond referendum, which failed for the third time.(DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE)
For a third time, voters in one Minnesota school district say 'no' to bond referendum
May 18, 2016 - 9:06am
May 14, 2016
Commentary: GOP may need better voting plan
May 14, 2016 - 4:00am